The Education Focussed (EF) career model will help deliver our UNSW 2025 Strategy by fostering educational excellence, and offers a new career path for academics who are talented and passionate teachers. Teaching capabilities across the University will be enhanced through a greater focus and sharing of pedagogical research and teaching innovation. An education focussed approach will also provide the University with the ability to develop or engage renowned experts in Higher Education to provide teaching leadership and mentoring.

This part of the Teaching Gateway website has been created to support teaching staff at UNSW in their teaching and professional development. The following pages contain orientation, administrative information and practical support to help you thrive as a teacher at UNSW:

Find in the section of the website, information to support you in your teaching role at UNSW:

Find in this section of the website, information to support of your teaching role and career at UNSW.

On this page you can find support resources and study opportunities available for higher education scholarship and research.

As part of the May 2012 Learning and Teaching Forum: Assurance of Learning, you are invited to develop posters that explore issues in and/or approaches to the design of standards-based assessments to influence student learning. 

Connections is a series of seminars facilitated by the PVC (Education) Portfolio to explore different aspects of learning and teaching. The seminars are open to all staff and provide a forum to share ideas and get feedback on practice and research. All the sessions include Q&A and discussion time, so please come along prepared to share your experiences.

Would you like to receive email notifications about upcoming seminars and workshops? Subscribe to the Connections mailing list:

UNSW Library

Specific journals and databases on learning and teaching are available from the UNSW Library website. The interdisciplinary nature of higher education (HE) research means all Library Subject Guides can be used to locate scholarly resources. The Subject Guide for Education provides an overview of education specific resources.

For further assistance:

Our learning and teaching forums are designed to bring together the university community to explore a key priority in learning and teaching. These are held regularly - usually twice per year - and include Faculty events leading up to the Forum.

These forums typically aim to:

The Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching (GCULT) focuses on the development of teaching capability in Higher Education (HE). The program is designed to help both new and experienced University teachers develop a scholarly approach to teaching.

The program draws ideas from practice as well as educational theory. It is designed to meet the needs of busy teachers from diverse teaching settings.